Good Morning!! Today is November 4th. It is a White Day.
The following is a letter with information regarding our up-coming Parent/Teacher Conferences: P/T Conference Info Letter. To schedule your child's conference: Click here. Reminder: Thursday is a half day (10:30 a.m. release) because of Parent/Teacher conferences.
Leadership Club: Will meet today after school with Mr. Moulen.
Kaleidoscope Club: Will meet today after school with Mr. Allshouse.
5th Grade Math Team: Will meet tomorrow after school from 2:45-3:45 p.m. with Mrs. Bradbury.
7th Grade Math Team: Will meet tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. with Mrs. Urban.
6th - 8th Grade Math Team: Will meet tomorrow after school at 2:45 with Mrs. Urban
Drama Club: Will meet tomorrow after school in the PAC.
5th & 6th Grade Art Club: Click here for the permission form for our upcoming Art Club offering which starts tomorrow: Art Club Permission Form
Builder's Club will be helping Operation Gratitude by collecting leftover Halloween candy throught tomorrow to send to military troops. Candy can be dropped in the main office or Mrs Boucher’s room.
Builders Club members please remember to pass in Permission slips for Stroudwater Place, they are due November 8th.
Congratulations to the following students for their acceptance to the 2020 Southern Maine Middle School Honors Band: Manasse Mavungu, Ezra Crabtree, Danny McCartney, Ivy Manning, Sam Bareti, Claire Filiatrault, Nolan Pease, Owen Pilsbury, and receiving the highest score in their section in southern Maine- Shaelie Kiefer and Aiden Taylor!
JAZZ ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS: Students in grades 6-8 who are interested in jazz ensemble need to sign up for an audition time! Auditions will be held after school today and on Friday, November 8th. Please sign up for a time on one of those days and pick up music from Mrs. Smith! Students will need to prepare music for this audition outside of normal class times. Students who are accepted will need to plan to attend rehearsals before school from 7:00 a.m.-7:40 a.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, and Tuesday after school from 2:45-4:00 p.m. All rehearsals are required to participate.
6th Grade Band students who are interested in honors band need to sign up for an audition on Mrs. Smith’s door! Auditions are after school on November 14th or after school on November 15th. Please choose your day!
Our Scholastic Book Fair: Check our our Scholastic Arctic Adventure Book Fair! There is SNOW much to read! Join us November 6-14th. New this year is eWallet which offers an easy, cash-free opportunity for your child to shop. Thanks in advance for your support! (http://gg.gg/WMSBookFair1); WMS Book Fair
WMS Band and Chorus Concert Dates (dress code is white tops and black bottoms):
Grades 7 and 8 Winter Concert: Monday, December 9th at 7 p.m.
Grade 6 Winter Concert: Tuesday, December 10th at 7 p.m.
Grade 5 Winter Concert: Monday, December 16th at 7 p.m.
Cross Country: Please turn in your uniform to Mrs. Goan no later than tomorrow.
Girls’ Soccer: Banquet is TODAY, Nov 4th, from 2:45-4:00. Meet in cafeteriaPlease bring in your uniform if you have not already
Winter 1 Sports Sign-Ups have begun! All 6th, 7th & 8th grade students should check their email for the sign-up form. Try-outs for 6th-8th grade students interested in cheering will begin on Wednesday, November 13th. Try-outs for 7th & 8th grade students interested in basketball will also begin on November 13th. A Reminder that anyone wishing to tryout or participate in a school sport must have a recent physical on file and must have the required athletic paperwork filled out by your parents. Please see Mrs. Foye with any questions or to get paperwork.
WMS Yearbooks: are now on sale. Please order online from LifeTouch using code: 11037520. Soft cover yearbooks cost $18. You can choose a hardcover upgrade for an additional $6. Adding your name on the front will cost an additional $5. Click here for Yearbook Flyer
Falcon's Nest: Falcon's Nest is up and running for the second year!! The Falcon's Nest is able to offer snacks/ food, clothing, shoes, school supplies and toiletries to students. Community support is appreciated to keep the shelves full. Snacks (no nut items), school supplies and toiletries are welcomed anytime and can be dropped off in the main office. For clothing donations, our space is limited and needs vary from season to season, please contact Amie Boucher at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to clothing donations. Thank You!!!" As the weather starts to get cooler, please consider donating sweatshirts to the Falcon's Nest. The supply is getting low and we are in need of sizes youth large through adult x-large. Please be mindful when donating that these sweatshirts are for middle schoolers. Thank you!!!"
Planned Absence Form: Students that are traveling for 3 or more days outside school vacation times need to fill out a Planned Absence form. This gives teachers, the attendance secretary and administrators notice that that child will be away and also let them know about how they will make up work. Please click here for a form.
November Menus: Lunch Menu; Breakfast Menu
School Calendar: Please keep a copy of this year's school calendar handy for important dates, vacation times, etc, for the coming school year.
WMS 2019~2020 School Calendar
Interpreter Services: Please see the attached letter regarding interpreter services. Language Services
WMS Student/Parent Handbook: Click here for our middle school student/parent handbook.
AA Student/Parent Handbook: Click here for for the Westbrook School Department Affirmative Action Student and Parent Handbook
Late Bus: Late bus is available to students Mon-Tues-Thurs & Friday and leaves WMS at approximately 4:05. Students have to have a late bus pass from a staff member, or coach to ride the late bus.
Bus Routes: Click here for this year's bus schedules.